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2 October 2018 BLOG: Five ways to keep your friendship strong

You’ve probably spent hours discussing the meaning of life, chuckled at the thought of your favourite pastimes, and shared details about yourself you never thought you would. And, while our friends may frustrate us at times, you’ve come to the conclusion that you couldn’t live without them.

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27 September 2018 On your marks, get set, parkrun

There aren’t many things left in life that are free, but one growing phenomenon that is completely gratis is parkrun. The 5km community events take place in parks each Saturday morning, but parkrun is more than a way of keeping fit, it’s a way of making friends, being part of a community, and even inspiration to travel the world.

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16 August 2018 Returning to learning - studying in later life

Time on your hands and a love for learning? There's no cut-off age for education and nowadays there's a wealth of different options open to match your specific needs. So if your thirst for knowledge is making you hungry for study, here are some pointers for what’s on offer.

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19 July 2018 No tattoo taboo: getting inked in later life

Dame Judi Dench got her first tattoo on her wrist at 81; the words ‘carpe diem’ – meaning ‘seize the day’. At 75, David Dimbleby had a black scorpion inked on his shoulder. While at 77, Lord of the Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen had the number nine inscribed in Elvish on his upper arm.

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2 January 2018 Over 55s flock to social networks

If you can’t beat them, join them! Teenagers might seem to spend all their time glued to their smartphones sharing ‘selfies’ and messages with friends. Now it seems their parents and grandparents are following suit.

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